Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

ROYAL Family International Ministry leader Pingani Teche — known in church circles as Prophet Charles Pintec — says clerics must not be persecuted for showcasing their other talents. ...

UP-AND-COMING South Africa-based Maskandi artiste, Getmore Siyabonga Tshingwavula, of the EzeDolozi troupe says he was on a mission to revive the Kalanga culture through music. ...

AWARD-WINNING contemporary musician Jah Prayzah is one of the country’s top stars, having won several accolades and done local and international collaborations to grow his brand. ...

TOP beauty model Tania Tatenda Aaron has opened up on her experience during her participation at the Miss Global pageant held in Mexico late last year but said ...

CONTEMPORARY artist Gideon Gomo, who specialises in conceptual, abstract and figurative pieces yesterday opened the Nhungo exhibition that portrays the challenges men face as they seek to keep ...

Stand-up comedian Learnmore Jonasi — popularly known as Long John — has made history after he won the People's Choice award at the Steve Harvey's Stand-up Spotlight Awards. He shrugged off stiff competition from other comedians from different parts of the world. ...

COMEDY lovers are in for a treat as a new rib-cracking sitcom titled Indlalifa (The Heir), which secured a slot on Ztv, started showing last Tuesday and is set to run for 13 weeks. The Afri-Art Production was written and produced by Jeffery Sibanda. ...

TOP gospel artiste Josh Kawara, popularly known as Psalmist Josh Kays, will be recording his second DVD — The Communion Sound — on March 14 at a local church in Harare. ...

ZIMBABWE Music Rights Association (Zimura) board member and veteran gospel musician Machanic Manyeruke says the late Afro jazz artiste Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa was in the mould of Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi. ...

LOCAL film lovers are in for a treat as a new movie streaming channel, Igniteflix, has started showing local productions online, NewsDay Life & Style has established. ...

LOCAL film Gonarezhou has been nominated for the Best First Feature Narrative award at the 28th edition of the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) which kicked off last ...

GOSPEL musician Tembalami Tagwirei — popularly known as Tembalami — said he was working on a new album targeted at East African countries. ...

TOP gospel musician Blessing Shumba (pictured) said his first album, Ishe Wazvose, released in 2008, remained his best work despite having produced several follow-up award-winning albums. ...

WITHOUT taking away anything from the traditional saying that the dead must be respected, the death of one of Zimbabwe’s most talented musicians, Afro-Fusion artiste Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa ...

RISING male model and Mr Zimbabwe finalist Calvin Nare (Jnr) has branched into fashion designing with the launch of his new clothing line, Culture Vain, set for next ...

PROAIR Group chief executive officer George Munengwa has urged couples to work together to sidestep challenges that ruin marriages so that they can create intergenerational wealth. ...

AFRO-JAZZ artiste Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa (pictured) who succumbed to lung cancer at Chinhoyi Hospital on Saturday will be buried today at his rural home in Musarurwa village, Zvimba. ...

EIGHT young poets recently joined forces and brought their poems together for a new poetry anthology titled Loud Thoughts. One can describe in as a combo of diverse styles and themes, something that allows readers of different interests to pick their own takeaways from the collection. ...

THE inaugural Spit Fire rap and hip-hop music talent search organisers yesterday said the music competition set to begin in early March was designed to empower gifted youngsters in the two genres and help them rise from the backstage. ...

Contemporary musician Jah Prayzah has disclosed that his forthcoming offering titled Asante was an appreciation to the support he has received from fans in his entire career, particularly those who showed up for his appreciation show in Budiriro a few weeks ago. ...

GETTING airplay on local radio stations motivated Botswana-based gospel Zimbabwean musician Mary “Mai Zee” Zinyimo to work on her fourth album, a seven-track effort that was released recently. ...

GOSPEL songbird Olinda Marowa-Ziwenga has broadened her wings by venturing into cosmetics and has launched a new perfume brand, Daiges, NewsDay Life & Style has learnt. ...

A 2019 Iowa Writers Programme Honorary Fellow, Batsirai Chigama, is set to launch the Harare Writers Open Mic platform this week to benefit young writers through a raft of activities geared at helping them perfect their craft. ...

  Margolis Holdings celebrated their 39th Anniversary yesterday which was well attended by guests of all walks of life. Speeches were given by Mr Margolis himself, followed by ...

LET Them Trust founder and executive director Chidochemoyo Musasiwa-Gutu was last week awarded a Nobel award at the Nasfest International Youth Arts Festival in Lilongwe, Malawi, for her exceptional contribution to the arts and culture industry. ...

SINGERS helping other singers get their big break in the music business is always desirable and valuable, so when singer-songwriter Takura Shonhai gave his input to the current DStv talent show Old Mutual Amazing Voices, there was more than a measure of gratefulness among the contestants. ...

YOUTH, Sport, Arts and Recreation minister Kirsty Coventry says the country has hidden gems that must be unearthed, polished and showcased to the world. ...

AFRO-JAZZ musician Brian Nyahuma is set to serenade lovers at a Valentine’s dinner dance tonight to promote health awareness among couples at Splendour Gardens in Harare. ...

NOBUNTU and its parent company, 10th District Music, have revealed that two of the group members, Zanele Manhenga and Heather Dube will be taking leave from the group ...

ACTING on his promise to uplift local showbiz by supporting new talent, TeeMak Promotions Chief executive officer, Tawona “TeeMak” Chipunza has added a new member to his label, ...